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Link to Alberta's Future Leaders program seeks Indigenous Artists in Communities

Alberta's Future Leaders program seeks Indigenous Artists in Communities

Date: Apr 23, 2018

This is a temporary, 12-week part-time contract that begins in mid-June and ends in late-August, 2018. Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 14.
Link to AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

Date: Apr 24, 2018

This funding will be used to commission three pieces of work from Indigenous artists for MOAPPA's Celebrating New Dawn project.
Link to AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage" premieres May 12

AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage" premieres May 12

Date: Apr 23, 2018

A short documentary film on renowned Calgary theatre artists will play in Edmonton and Calgary. It has been nominated for three AMPIA awards.
Link to Invitation to attend Re-Imaging Normal Panel on May 23rd in Edmonton

Invitation to attend Re-Imaging Normal Panel on May 23rd in Edmonton

Date: Apr 20, 2018

Reserve your  seat for the Re-Imaging Normal Panel on May 23rd at 6pm – 7:30pm at the Harcourt House Annex in Edmonton.
Link to Art Commission Request for Proposals - Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA)

Art Commission Request for Proposals - Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA)

Date: Apr 9, 2018

A limited, two-stage competition for a public art commission in the atrium of the Art Gallery of Alberta. Deadline: 5 pm, Friday, June 1, 2018.
Link to Budget 2018

Budget 2018

Date: Mar 22, 2018

On March 22, the Government of Alberta announced its 2018-19 budget, which maintained a $31.5 million allocation to the AFA.
Link to Explore the economics of Alberta art

Explore the economics of Alberta art

Date: Feb 27, 2018

On Feb. 27, 2018, Statistics Canada released Culture Satellite Account economic data for the Canadian arts, culture and sport sectors from 2010-2016.
Link to DataLog : Art Encoded - An Emerging Curator Exhibition

DataLog : Art Encoded - An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Date: Feb 8, 2018

DataLog : Art Encoded fully embraces and uses the resources of the digital realm to exhibit selected artworks from the AFA Collection
Link to Double Take: An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Double Take: An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Date: Feb 8, 2018

Double Take, curated by Shannon Bingeman, challenges perceptions of logical order.
Link to Senator Tommy Banks passes away

Senator Tommy Banks passes away

Date: Jan 26, 2018

Our sincerest condolences to friends and family of Senator Tommy Banks: an iconic figure of the Alberta arts community.

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